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associate casting director from new york, new york... and now here is the host of "je!" -- alex trebek! thank you, all. johnny. opardy hi, folks. good to have you with us today. julie and damien, welcome aboard. you're facing nikki, who defeated a pretty substantial champion on yesterday's program. so let's find out how today works out for all of you. here come the categories now for the jeopardy! round. we start off today with this one. uh-oh! oh, it's going from bad to worse. and finally, each correct response ends in "oon." start us, nikki. let's go to the airport for $200.
on-site now, runways at this airport, named for a new york city mayor. julie. -what is la guardia? -correct. i'll take let's go to the airport for $400, please. julie. -what is hartsfield in atlanta? -no. damien. -what is idlewild airport? -no. nikki's not gonna ring in. closer to your home. it's o'hare. -oh. for the next selection. for $600, alex. damien. -no. julie. -what is heathrow? -yes. airports for $800, please. is reflected in the design of the international airport seen here
damien. -what is sante fe? -no. julie? -what is denver? -denver's right. let's go to the airport for $1,000, please. julie. -what is nashville? -no. damien. -what is charlotte? -no. [ laughs ] [ beep ] what is memphis? the home of fedex. julie, back to you. you're the only one with money, and you've only got $200. -you're leading. -and i'm wasting it. let's do ends in "oon" for $200, please. nikki. -what is a monsoon? -right. "oon" for $400, please. julie. -what is to swoon? -swoon. yes, indeed. ends in "oon" for $600, please.
-what is a platoon? -right. $800, "oon." damien. -what is festoon? -good. bad news, $200. nikki. -what is the titanic? rect. "oon" for $1,000, please. -cor nikki. what is kowloon? you have just doubled your score to $2,000. bad news for $400. nikki. -what is three mile island? -no. julie. -what is chernobyl? -you are right.
damien. -what is bulgaria? -correct. going bananas, $200. julie. -what are gorillas? -gorillas or monkeys, yeah. going bananas, $400. julie. -what is dole? -no. nikki. -what is chiquita? -chiquita is bananas, and nikki's in the lead, and damien has yet to get out of the red. will he do it when we come back? stay with us and find out.
many years ago, during tough times here in the united st a number of young men fled to canada to avoid military service. julie stapel, you're an attorney from illinois. ates, you fled to canada to avoid something different. yeah, being in the junior miss pageant. -really? -yeah. i was nominated to be the representative of the debate in the junior miss pageant, and i was like, "no." and the shakespeare class i was in was doing a weekend trip to stratford-on-av-- team or stratford, you know, in ontario. so i said, "i'm doing that." i joined the generations of dodgers before me and went to canada. okay. no regrets. -no. -all right. damien martin is a travel adviser from kansas
who likes to think of himself as someone who makes people's dreams come true. yes. and i actually know a lot more about airports than i just let on. [ laughter ] but yeah, we like to use the term "travel adviser," not "travel agent," because i'm not just gonna take your order, book your flight, and say goodbye. i'm gonna get to know you so i can plan a customized vacation for you. have you also gotten to know a lot of the places you recommend to the people who come to you for help? yes, yes. one of the perks of the job is that you have to know what you're talking about, so you have to go travel to all these places. good job to have. yes, it is. i've always wanted to be a travel adviser. nikki grillos is from new york. and she started a theater company with friends from college. what kind of a theater company are we talking about here? it's really just a group of college friends, and at nyu, we were in a group called schmutz, believe it or not. we're not of that level group. and it was the only group th ered non-majors theatrical opportunity.
so we just kept that going, and we're open to nine-to-fivers, people who don't work in theater. so it's amateursville. at off it can be, but we've also launched several careers. oh, good. and you produce schmutz? -schmutz. -okay. pick up your signaling device, and make a selection for us, as we continue with this first round. let's do tv creators for $200, please. nikki. -what is "the sopranos"? -that's the show. tv for $400. damien. who is... [ sighs ] oh, darn. nikki. -who is serling? -rod serling. correct. tv for $600. damien. -who is don draper? -you are right.
damien. -no. julie. -correct. art for $400, please. answer there -- the daily double. [ cheers and applause ] but you can get closer. it all, alex. all right. here is the clue for you in art. what's imbroglio? no. what is fresco? fresco. all right. let's go ahead and do art for $1,000, please. nikki. "the night watch"? right. less than a minute now.
$600, art. nikki. what is a fiddler? fiddler on the roof. correct. $800, please, art. here's jimmy with the clue. a self-taught laomer who only began to paint seriously in his 40s, this french artist earned the admiration of avant-garde artists with what is often called his naive style. te blo [ beep ] and the artist's name is henri rousseau. nikki, back to you. going bananas for $600. nikki. -what is a plantain? -yes. $800, going bananas, please. julie. -what is potassium? -yes. bananas for $1,000, please.
closed captioning sponsored in part by... "jeopardy!" is a game of answers and questions. and the big questiright now is, damien, will you get out of the hole with these categories? on each correct response beginning with that letter of the alphabet. and what is new mexico but the land of enchantment. alex: where would you like to start? new mexico for $2,000, please. the answer there -- the daily double.
you're at negative $1,400. the value of the clue. $2,000. the clue for you. you ca damien? what is the colorado? no. the counterpart to paul bunyan is pecos bill, so we're talking about the pecos river. you're at negative $3,400. go again. land of enchantment, $2,000. [ beep ] what is discworld? pick again, damien.
[ beep ] and the "z" refers to the zuni reservation. back to you, damien. new mexico, $1,200. [ beep ] that city is gallup, new mexico. nikki, you knew that, but you didn't ring in. damien, pick again. what's your movie number, $2,000. [ beep ] and the movie is "three days of the condor." damien, you might want to start at the top, the easier clues. [ laughter ] -new mexico, $800, please. nikki. -what is a tarantula? -correct.
nikki. -what is "127 hours"? -you are right. movie number for $1,200. nikki. what is "10 things i hate about you"? -correct. -movie number, $400. nikki. -what is "zero dark thirty"? -yes. $800, movie number, please. answer -- daily double. i don' why you skipped it on the way up, but it worked out for you. i'll do $1,200. okay. here is the clue. t know what is "four weddings and a funeral"? corrain. $11,000. [ applause ] the lead. in the dictionary for $400, please. ect ag nikki. -what is lent? -that's it.
damien. -what is a wedding? -good. $1,200, in the dictionary. julie. -what is mosh? -good. in the dictionary for $1,600, please. julie. -what is an aficionado? -right. in the dictionary for $2,000, please. damien. what is it contains every letter in the alphabet? good. land of enchantment, $400. nikki. -where is narnia? -good.
land o nikki. -what is "the dark tower"? -you got it. $1,200, land of enchantment. [ beep ] and that place is whoville. nikki, go again. $1,600, land of enchantment. [ beep ] also known as the city of bones. nikki. life on the "b" list, $400. julie. -who is blatter? -sepp blatter. correct. a life on the "b" list, $800, please. nikki.
$1,200, "b" list. more than 50 years of his life in washington. damien. -who is byrd? -senator robert byrd. on the plus side to go, damien. new mexico, $400. julie. -what is roswell? -yes. life on the "b" list, $2,000, please. [ beep ] julie. "b" list, $1,600, please. julie. sarah bernhardt. you are right.
julie. -what's a tuft? -a tuft is right, yes. $1,600. damien. -what is nuttin'? -no. nikki. -that'word. [ beep beep beep ] and -- oh, darn -- boo, hiss. you finish at negative $1,000, around with the ladies s the to play in final jeopardy! but you'll go home with $1,000. so it's julie and nikki dealing with this subject ca. he were around for that. when we come back.
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and as i was readi that clue, i looked out towards the audience, and damien was seated there, and he wrote down a response immediately. ng so, julie, we come to you first. you had $8,000. what did you write down? "what is --" you were going for ivory coast. no. that's not on the horn of africa, and it's incorrect anyway. it will cost you everything you had. you drop to zero. you're gonna finish in second place, it looks like. nikki, over to you now. you had $15,000, and ote down "what is djibouti?" and that is right. you're going to add how much money? $1,001. you wr $16,001, now a two-day total of $30,802. and you get to come back
ending its one child per family policy. >> reporter: when we met last year, she told us she worried about her son michael being an only child. >> feels lonely. >> reporter: today's announcement means couples can now have two children, reversing a three-decade-old policy designed to limit a booming population. promoted via propaganda posters, the communist government claimed its one child policy prevented 400 million births and lifted many out of poverty. but the policy was unpopular, and enforcement could be draconian, including forced abortions. with only one child, many couples chose to abort female fetuses. today, there are 33 million more men than women. china finally changed its policy as it faces a shortage of workers in an aging population. but we found even with the rule change, the dream of a second
have you always wanted to have a second child as much as her? i'm not wedded to the idea her husband told us, because it brings so much financial pressure. the cost of supporting and educating one child could still trump having a second. seth doane, cbs news, taipei. >> by the way, china is about the same size as the continental u.s., but it has 1 billion more people. monster wave season started this week in portugal, and the best surfers in the world are hitching an amazing ride. they've had only 60 footers, which are tremendous, but they're hoping for 100 footers. monsters of another kind make this is the scariest time of the year. but at this house, everyone is in good spirits.
finally tonight, have you noticed? halloween is challenging christmas in the home decoration competition. mireya villarreal got a look at the haunts on morris avenue in the shadows of hollywood. >> reporter: what appears to be an amusement park is actually rick poluzzi's front yard. >> i want a lot of spectacles. >> reporter: every night in the ten days leading up to halloween, 4,000 to 6,000 visitors stream into this normally quiet neighborhood to
is it scary? >> no, it's just really cool. >> reporter: the idea of a fright-free halloween began when he took his young daughters to their first haunted house. it didn't go well. they ran out screaming? >> right. >> reporter: not happy? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: a former animation producer for "the simpsons" tv show, decided he could build something better. how much is your allowance for this? >> usually between $10,000 and $12,000 each year. >> reporter: and it also cost him time. he starts putting up pumpkins in july. do you think there's a point where your wife and children will be like, enough? >> yeah, they did that ten years ago. >> reporter: with his daughters now all grown up, he insists every year will be his last. >> isn't that the coolest? >> reporter: but moments like this always pull him back. >> good job. some have introduced their kids to us now, little babies.
that makes them feel terribly old. >> reporter: still, he's not ready to give up the ghost any time soon. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. >> and that's the "overnight news" for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
this is the "cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the "overnight news." there is fresh outrage directed at former subway restaurant spokesman jared fogle. he made millions as the face of the fast food chain, but is now awaiting sent tensing on child sex charges. prosecutors obtained audio recordings of him chatting with a woman in florida chatting about his sexual encounters with women. some of it is hard to listen to. >> reporter: fogle pleaded guilty to child pornography in august and agreed to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 victims. these recordings formed part of the evidence collected by investigators but they're only
surfacing now. i want to warn you, viewers may find the content disturbing. in the audio recordings being heard publicly for the first time, jared fogle discusses his sexual interest in children. >> reporter: the woman talking with fogle is a former radio host who interviewed fogle and became suspicious when she overheard him say he found middle schoolgirls attractive. she told dr. phil mcgraw she began providing secret recordings to the fbi. >> how did you feel when he said those things? >> disgusting. i felt like i was so dirty.
>> he talks about how to groom a family. he talks about how to groom the victim. he talks about all the things he does, the tricks of his trade. he just basically gives you the playbook of an evil monster. >> hi, i'm jared the subway guy. >> reporter: he became a household name as a pitchman for subway. and he used his fame to establish a foundation promoting healthy lifestyles among children. in august, fogle pleaded guilty to one count of distributing and receiving child pornography and one count of crossing state lines to engage in illicit sex with minors. subway cut ties following his arrest. in september, the chain said herman wallren made a complaint about fogle in 2011 but it was mishandled. after amassing five years worth of recordings, herman finally reached her breaking point when fogle mentioned her two young
>> she had to leave her kids, her family, go off somewhere and do this, come back, terribly upset for hours afterwards. and it took a lot of time away from her family. and changed who she was. that was a very painful thing for her. >> reporter: dr. phil is devoting two episodes to the audio recordings. one airing today and another on friday. fogle is facing 5 to 12 years in prison. and up to $500,000 in fines. his attorney declined to comment. subway told cbs this morning that they have not heard the tapes. the company said they felt duped and betrayed by fogle and their sympathies go out the victims. the american cancer
society's new guidelines for breast cancer screening has sparked a firestorm of controversy. the society wants women to start screening later. and do so less often. three cancer doctors wrote an op-ed in "the new york times" blasting the changes. michelle miller has the latest on the mammogram debates. >> reporter the american cancer society says it came up with the recommendations after reviewing the best medical evidence available and weighing the benefits and harms of mammograms. but more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer expected this year, the doctors who wrote the editorial say early detection is key. >> if your number one goal is reducing deaths, mammograms starting at age 40 makes sense. >> reporter: as top specialists in the battle against breast cancer, these doctors say they can't back the american cancer society's latest screening guidelines. what don't you agree with?
guidelines is that they're confusing to the very women that should benefit from mammograms. >> reporter: they publicly aired their concerns in "the new york times" saying we no longer wish to be involved with the cancer society. the new recommendation suggests women with an average risk start yearly mammograms at age 45 instead of 40. at 55, they can switch to every two years. but they add women can start screening at age 40 if they wish. >> our goal is to empower people to make that informed decision. >> reporter: this doctor chaired the panel that created the new guidelines. >> as a woman ages, the breast tissue tends to get less dense and makes reading easier. >> i've had the privilege of finding early cancers by screening women in their 40s and these guidelines are a setback to protecting the health of these women.
could lead insurance companies to limit coverage. >> the question is, will we be covered to be screened? will insurance companies jump on these guidelines and then say, sorry, no reimbursement? >> the american cancer society continues to be one of the strongest voices for continuing insurance for women age 40 and older. >> reporter: why push it back to 45 from 40 if you left the door open for it to be insured? >> at 45, there is no question how common breast cancer is, the ability of mammograms to save lives. between 40 and 44, breast cancer is less common. >> reporter: in the hundreds of responses the op-ed received online, there was strong reaction on both sides. one reader wrote, what if the one saved woman is you. eight years ago it was me. or your sister or your daughter? still willing to play the odds? another said, personal experiences of the few should not drive medical policies for the majority.
for better technologies. >> reporter: dr. david aga said the focus should not be on when to get a mammogram but how to better detect breast cancer. >> we want to be told what to do, but there isn't enough data to tell every woman in the country what to do between the ages of 40 and 45. so that decision is between the woman, her family and doctor to make the right decision for them. >> reporter: adding to all the confusion, yet another new study is raising questions about the value of mammograms. the report in "the new england journal of medicine" found despite women getting mammograms for decades, the testing hasn't cut the rate of detecting breast >> the "cbs overnight news" will
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round three of the republican presidential debates is in the book. it was a raw cause affair. the consensus is, florida senator marco rubio came out on top. rubio sat down for a chat with charlie, gale and norah. but first, major garrett has a look at the gop political slugfest. >> reporter: the rnc chairman reince priebus also said cnbc ought to be ashame. more on that a minute. the debate did tackle big issues. entitlement spending, tax reform and the national debt. but overall the old saying
there was more heat than light. it was hard to focus through the noise. but some moments in this debate broke through. >> senator, you're not interested in an answer. [ overlapping speakers ] >> reporter: like this exchange between jeb bush and marco rubio over votes that rubio has missed while campaigning. >> literally the senate, what is it like a french workweek, you get three days where you have to show up? you can campaign. or just resign and let someone else take the job. >> reporter: rubio implied bush was a hypocrite war not criticizing other vote-missing president. >> the only reason you're doing for the same position and someone convinced you attacking me to help you. >> reporter: ben carson and donald trump both took fire from john kasich for policy proposals >> you don't make promises like this. why not give a chicken in every pot while you're coming one these fantasy tax schemes. >> he was such a nice guy and said i'm never going to attack.
then his poll numbers tanked, that's why he's on the end. [ applause ] and he got nasty. >> reporter: carly fiorina had to defend her tumultuous tenure that included tens of thousands of layoffs. >> yes, i was fired over a there are politics in the board room, as wel. questions. and if you look at the questions, donald trump, are you a comic book villain? ben carson, can you do math? john kasich, will you insult two people over here? the questions that are being asked shouldn't be trying to get people to tear into each other. >> reporter: and when the issue of government regulation of fantasy football surfaced, new jersey chris christie called time-out. >> we have $19 trillion in debt. we have people out of work. we have isis and al qaeda attacking us. and we're talking about fantasy football? [ applause ] >> reporter: after the debate, carson joined republicans in calling the media biased.
>> in terms of the kinds of softball questions that the democrats get, and the kind of tough questions that republicans get, i don't mind tough questions. but it just shows that there's a big difference. >> reporter: the post debate consensus, marco rubio and ted cruz did well and jeb bush struggled. donald trump told us he was certain he won. as for the way it kuked -- conducted the debate, cnbc released a statement saying people that want to be president of the united states should be able to answer tough questions. >> thanks, major. florida senator marco rubio is with us from colorado. senator, good morning. >> good morning. >> what do you think you achieved last night? some are saying this may have been a moment for you. >> well, you covered this long enough to know. it's one debate of many. we have another one in 12 or 14 days. so we're looking forward to that. every one of these is an opportunity to introduce ourselves to people that have never heard about us or know little about why we're running for president. >> senator, were you surprised that jeb bush attacked your
attendance record? one of your local newspapers is also raising it as an issue. is it a fair question? >> look, my campaign is not about attacking anybody else. my campaign is about who i am and what's important for our country and the future of america that's what i am going to continue to focus on and won't change my feelings. i'm not running against them, i'm running for president. >> did you make that attack personal against jeb bush? he was once your mentor. >> again, i have great regard for him. i said that last night on the debate stage. every candidate should run on who they are and what they'll do if they become president and let the republican voters decide who the nominee should be. if there are policy differences, we should discuss those differences. i've never personally attacked anybody in this race and i'm not going to start now. >> well, you called hillary clinton a liar, senator. you called hillary clinton a liar. >> well, no, i said hillary clinton lied about benghazi, there's no doubt about that,
charlie. there are e-mails which she was talking to her family telling them there was an attack on that consulate due to a terrorist attack by al qaeda elements and going around the country talking to the families of the victims and to the american people and saying no, no, this is because of some video that someone produced. >> senator, you know the cia was changing its own assessment of what happened there during that time zone. >> that's not accurate. it was clear from the very early moments after that attack that it was not a spontaneous uprising. it was a planned attack, well orchestrated by people that brought arments to that attack that you would never see as part of a spontaneous uprising. what was clear is from the early moments oh of that attack, she knew that it was a terrorist attack, as she shared by e-mail with various people. yet she continued to perpetuate the lie -- >> if you're calling her a liar, by saying she perpetuated a lie, why do you think she did that?
>> well, that's very clear why, because they were in the middle of a 2012 re-election which president obama made the claim al qaeda was being defeated -- >> you're saying hillary clinton lied because she wanted to help barac obama in his re-election campaign? that's a serious charge. >> yes. well, it's the truth. that's not only why she did it, that's why everyone in the administration did it. the narrative of their campaign at the time, charlie, was that al qaeda was on the run and had been defeated. that was the narrative. this countered that narrative. they didn't want that out there. that's why they didn't tell the truth about what happened. and the families of those victims deserve better. the american people deserve better. >> are you denying that the cia was sending different information as they assessed it and providing different information to the leaders of our government, that was part of the reason -- >> without violating any -- >> david petraeus -- >> i don't want to violate anything confidential, but i'll tell you this. it was clear from the earliest moments after that attack that everyone on the ground and
everyone closest to that attack knew almost instantly that this was an organized effort, not part of a spontaneous uprising. and there was never, ever any evidence that it had anything to do with a video produced by some guy out in california. for them to further that narrative and continue to do so well after it was clear that wasn't the case was unacceptable. the american people deserve better, and the families of those victims of benghazi deserve better. >> at one point, senator, it appeared that the candidates seemed to be debating the moderators more than each other. jeb bush this morning said he didn't think it was a fair debate. what is your assessment of the debate last night? >> i was disappointed, because i thought cnbc is a station where they go into deep conversations on a daily basis about economics. i thought last night was a night to talk about what are your plans to reduce the debt, who should the role of the fed be, what about this trade deal we
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stetson is renowned as the hat that won the west, but that was a long time ago. for the most part, hats have drifted out of style. after 150 years in the hat making business, stetson is working to change its image. jan crawford has the story. >> reporter: on the big screen -- >> looks like we got ourselves a lady's man. >> reporter: john wayne embodied the spirit of the american west. >> i like you, too. >> reporter: but the stetson,
and country music, is no longer a staple. you just want to sing a little chill song even today's superstars, keith urban and luke bryan perform hatless. that culture shift hit this american icon hard. >> the western lifestyle hat is something we could never, ever do without. >> reporter: before she was named stetson's ceo in 2012, she was a key player in all-american labels ralph lauren and calvin klein. this is a wall of iconic hats. >> or versions thereof. >> reporter: now she's locking to remake a fashionable hit of america's classic hat. >> you're basically trying to make the stetson cool again. >> uh-huh. and i don't think it's a lot of work.
dress is neither a novelty or a fashion flash in a pan. so there's our opportunity. >> reporter: stetson is finding that opportunity in places like the festival circuit, where british fans like the vaccines and mumford and son are refining american cool. >> this is the benchmark. oh, cute. >> reporter: born in japan and raised in america, she says she sees stetson with a unique point of view. >> something purely american, which is the american west, the cowboy, the manifest destiny of sort of an endless horizon and anything is possible. >> reporter: haberdasher sean o'tool is seeing an uptick in sales.
>> since 2011, every year has been an upswing. >> reporter: where are we today in terms of the status of the hat? >> i think the hat has come back a great deal. i think it still has a long way to go. the vastmajority of the population is just getting into it. images of times square from the '30s and '40s, it's a sea of hats. >> reporter: stetson's heyday dates back to the turn of the century, when the company had 5,000 employees, the philadelphia factory turning out 2 million hats a year. today, that number is closer to 500,000. most made in garland, texas. but the company is now based on the not so wild west side of manhattan's garment district. where she leads a staff of eight. here, they're marketing the 150-year-old company for a future that also includes
a plan to honor the memory of martin luther king jr. is on a collision course with history with the shrine to the american confederacy. some people want to build a statue of dr. king on the mountain top there. mark strassman reports. >> reporter: stone mountain is a confederate mt. rushmore, etched into its granite face likenesses of robert e. lee, stonewall jackson and jefferson davis. three heroes of the old south stand 90 feet tall and 190 feet wide. timothy pilgrim is with georgia's sons of confederate veterans. >> this memorial honors the 900,000 confederate soldiers
that went off to fight to protect their families, their homes, and country. >> reporter: a georgia state authority plans to put a tribute to dr. martin luther king on top of stone mountain, specifically a freedom bell of racial reconciliation. something dr. king dreamed of in his "i have a dream" speech for this georgia community, among others. >> let freedom ring from stone mountain of georgia. >> reporter: opposition was instant. georgia law mandates this park be maintained as a confederate memorial. >> to put a monument on top of an existing monument is unlawful, disrespectful, and inappropriate. >> reporter: the confederate crowd found unusual allies. the local naacp was also opposed. along with charles steele. >> it's something that was a dark past of our history and needs to be buried in history.
southern christian conference. you don't want to add to it with a bell, you want to take it away. >> we want to eradicate it. we want to blast it, we want to paint over it, whatever it takes. that's what we want to do. >> reporter: here's the twist. many surviving members of dr. king's inner circle support installing the bell. one of them is congressman john lewis. >> the mountain belong to the people of the state and to the people of this nation. why not? >> reporter: in his legendary speech, dr. king spoke of, out of the mountain of despair -- >> a stone of hope. >> reporter: stone mountain remains a symbol for both, depending who you talk to. the freedom bell proposal needs authority board which should happen by the end of the year. georgia's governor has already approved the idea. meanwhile, gale, a confederate flag group of supporters plans to rally again here next month. that's the "overnight news"